Absalom Ashbrook

1818–1898 (Age 79)
Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Absalom

When Absalom Ashbrook was born on 26 November 1818, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Simon Ashbrook, was 26 and his mother, Naomi Emma Shearer, was 22. He married Sabina Elliott in 1844, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 30 May 1898, in East Finley, East Finley Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in East Finley, East Finley Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Absalom Ashbrook
1818–1898
Sabina Elliott
1828–1907
Marriage: 1844
Simeon Ashbrook
1846–1883
Jemima Ashbrook
1847–1847
William Ashbrook
1848–1913
Naomi Amy Ashbrook
1850–1914
Martha Ashbrook
1852–
Jackson Ashbrook
1853–1903
Nancy Ann Ashbrook
1853–1938
Sarah Ann Ashbrook
1854–
Mary Margaret Ashbrook Ashbaugh Eschbach
1855–1880
Margaret Ashbrook
1855–1880
Abraham Ashbrook
1856–1933
Alexander Ashbrooks
1856–
Absolom Ashbrook
1861–1930
John N Ashbrook
1863–1865
Robert E Lee Ashbrook
1863–1920
Sabrina Ashbrook
1871–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1844
Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(16)

+11 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Simon Ashbrook

    Male1792–1862Male

  • Naomi Emma Shearer

    Female1796–1874Female

siblings

(5)

  • Female1815–1893Female

  • Male1818–1898Male

  • Naomi Ashbrook

    Female1825–1907Female

  • Amy Ashbrook

    FemaleFemale

  • Margaret Ashbrook

    FemaleFemale

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1846

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Estbroce, from Old English ēast + brōc ‘nook’.2 In some instances, the surname may be a literal translation of German Eschbach .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Absolom Ashbrock, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Absalom Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Absolom Ashbrook in household of Peter Young, "United States Census, 1850"

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